Historic Royal Palaces
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How did Anne Boleyn become queen and why did Henry VIII execute her?
For over 600 years, the Tower housed a menagerie of exotic wild animals
Murdered or survived – what happened to Edward and his younger brother Richard?
It is known as an infamous prison, but it wasn't built to be one
The Tower of London played an important role in the First and Second World Wars
Known as the ‘Nine Day Queen’, Lady Jane had the shortest reign in British history
Marvel at the guards protecting the Crown Jewels. See the sentries posted outside the Jewel House and The Queen’s House.
Tower of London
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Member-only access to the traditional locking up of the Tower of London, the Ceremony of the Keys.
Free (advance booking required)
Discover captivating stories of pain and passion, treachery and torture on the Yeoman Warder tours at the Tower of London.
Tours usually begin every hour
Explore the beautiful Chapel of St John the Evangelist and hear tales of famous old residents at the Tower with an expert warden.
Cancelled until further notice
10:45, 12:45 and 14:15
Learn why people ended up as prisoners in the Tower of London, in the very rooms where some of them were held.
Explore the stories of the Princes in the Tower and Sir Walter Raleigh in the infamous Bloody Tower.
Visiting the Tower in a group? Group discounts and savings are available on our tickets for groups of 15+. Find out more and book online today.
The Tower of London aims to be accessible to all - find out more about accessibility for those with mobility needs or visual impairments.
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Find out how to get to the Tower of London by tube, bus, rail, boat, car or bicycle with our easy-to-follow directions.